Lioness by Chérie Taylor-Battiste
Published 22nd November 2018
Debut collection from the acclaimed performance poet Chérie Taylor-Battiste. Written after the loss of the poet's adoptive mother, Lioness asks: what does 'Motherhood' mean to someone who was taken from their mother? What does 'Blackness' mean to someone removed from it? How do you build an authentic identity in an inauthentic world?